Spyderco Assist – C79

Spyderco Assist I

Spyderco Assist II

Model Name: Assist (Rescue)
Model Reference: C79
Designer: Sal Glesser
MSRP: $82.95 (II), $112.95 (I)
Description: The Spyderco C79 Assist was made in two version, one with a carbide glass breaker (the Assist I) and one without (the Assist II). The carbide glass breaker added substantial cost to the knife, so it was made available without one. The Assist II also has a pointier blade, while the Assist II has no point whatsoever.

Blade Length: 3 11/16″
Closed Length: 4 7/8″
Overall Length: 8 3/8″
Weight: 4oz

Blade Material: VG-10
Blade Finish: Satin Finish
Blade Grind: Hollow Grind
Handle Material: FRN
Locking Mechanism: Lock Back

Years Produced: 2004-2005, 2008
Manufacture Location: Seki-City Japan

C79PSBK – Assist I, 80/20 Partially Serrated
C79SOR – Assist I, 80/20 Partially Serrated, Orange FRN
C79PSBK2 – Assist II, 80/20 Partially Serrated

2 Responses to “Spyderco Assist – C79”

  1. John Says:

    Awesome site–thanks for doing all the great work, it really helps me to do my research for potential Spyderco purchases.
    I did find one correction though–Assist is incorrectly grouped under the Liner Lock category.
    Thanks again for all your work.

  2. spyderco source Says:

    Thanks! I’ve fixed it – Glad this site could be of use to you!

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